AUCUBA japonica 'Marmorata'/Marmorata Aucuba

 AUCUBA Japonica 'Marmorata' as seen at the nursery in a 3 Gallon Container

AUCUBA Japonica 'Marmorata' as seen at the nursery in a 3 Gallon Container

Habit/Description:  Yellow and Green mottled evergreen shrub with thick, glossy leaves. Grows best in shade. Upright rounded shrub with a moderate growth rate.

Size at Maturity: Will reach a mature size of 6’ tall by 4’ wide (in 10 years.)

Flower:  Purple, but insignificant. Blooms in March and April.

Special Interest:  The large glossy green leaves appear to have been sprayed with yellow paint. Perfect for borders, coastal plantings, containers, houseplant, specimen, foundation plantings, woodland garden and shaded areas. Foliage is wonderful for foliage arrangements. Drought tolerant. Female plant will produce attractive red fruit.

Care Information: Water weekly in extreme heat until established. Follow regular watering schedule for first growing season to allow proper root establishment. Feed with all-purpose fertilizer in spring. Prune in spring after blooming to maintain neat shape. Easy care.